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M. Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation

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Address: Krymskiy Val St., 9, Moscow 119049, Russia
Phone Number: +7 495 995-00-20
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Sunbathing, Ice skating, Walking
Description: This popular gathering place draws adults and children alike to its...
This popular gathering place draws adults and children alike to its recreational offerings, which include a giant Ferris wheel, roller coaster, open-air theater, food stands, fairground, rock club and skating pond.
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Reincarnation of a historic place

Not many people especially among foreign tourists know what it is Gorky Park. I can compare it with the Central Park in New York. Actually the idea of reconstruction of this place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had to go because of the fame. Unfortunately the snow had mostly gone and the park was in need of some TLC which had just started. I would love to go back and see it in it's summer or winter splendour.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Not many people especially among foreign tourists know what it is Gorky Park. I can compare it with the Central Park in New York. Actually the idea of reconstruction of this place only 2 years ago - was the idea to built a new place of recreation Moscow' habitats like it is in Europe. But I definitely can say that... More 

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Goa, Goa, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

a great place to sit and see the world go by. can see a lot of Muscovites walking around, has a few stalls selling local art... a short walk from the metro station.

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Warsaw, Poland
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10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Quite frankly I planned skating in Gorkiy Park for long, but was plagued by bad weather (too warm, so ice melted) or lack of time. But finally I managed :) and it was wonderful. At 21:30 on Tuesday there were not that many people (not worth Internet purchase- no queues) and there was plenty of space on 18,000sqm of ice.... More 

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Duernten, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Gorki-Park is located in the City Center of Moscow. During summer time many people are going there for a walk and to see and meet people. One of the best place to be in summer in Moscow.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It is a big park on the embankment of the Moskva river and right by the Garden Ring. It is not just a park, but also a big entertainment area. It was the first place in Moscow where you could experience a roller-coaster. The Soviet space shuttle Buran was gracing on the embankment for many years. But it was taken... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It's just fun to visit the famous lark and stroll. You can go and enjoy some attractions too; my favorite was the big wheel similar to London eye with observation gondolas. You can see Moscow well from the top.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My family and I went skating in Gorky Park on our trip to Moscow in December of 2014. Would we go again? Yes - definitely. Would we recommend it to friends? Yes - definitely. In the winter, Gorky Park is turned into a huge ice skating park. Skating in the park was one of our highlights of visiting Moscow. If... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Visiting Gorky Park was one of my favourite things from my time in Moscow. I was here at the end of December so everywhere was really snowy. It was a really nice place to walk around and there was an ice skating rink and numerous places to eat and buy drinks and snacks. It's only about a 10 minute walk... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Beautiful in the Summer, especially with the rides and attractions. I recommend coming here as it is one of the prettiest parts of the city.

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